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The origins of the bottle dance

One of the traditional Yucatecan dances  of the Jarana that are performed nearly everywhere at festivals and cultural festivities  is one where the dancers place a bottle of empty beer on their heads .The is balanced sometimes precariously on top … Continue reading

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Dance of the pig/Baile de cochinita

Saturday was the dance of the pig (baile de cochinita) It became quite an official ceremony with the proud president and his wife, invited guests and a representative, Donna Olivia, from the governor of Merida in attendance. Donna Olivia crowned … Continue reading

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